PD: Man caught stealing $125K coin collection from Phoenix storage unit

Posted at 1:22 PM, Nov 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-21 20:06:13-05

Phoenix police have located a suspect in the theft of $125,000 worth of collectible coins. 

Police say surveillance video taken on November 11 shows three men breaking into a storage unit near 59th Avenue and McDowell Road. Police say the men loaded a coin collection worth about $125,000 into a car.

Officials spotted that car three days later and detained the driver, 56-year-old David Glenn Wilkins. 

Police say they found several of the stolen coins while searching Wilkins' home near 107th Avenue and McDowell Road. 

Wilkins has been charged with burglary and theft. There is no word yet on the status of his accomplices.